LAWS 3066 Revenue Law Industry Placement

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 201007

Coordinator Elen Seymour Opens in new window

Description This work integrated learning unit builds upon the knowledge base of 200019 Revenue Law to provide industry experience for later year Law students. Students who have successfully completed 200019 Revenue Law with a Credit or above result will be eligible to apply for this industry experience. The placement will consist of a full time four week placement at the Australian Tax Office or other suitable workplace approved by the School of Law. Students will work in various practice areas with an emphasis on technical legal issues and will be supervised by senior staff members. The unit will provide students with practical and real-life work experience and will provide students with an appreciation of the professional responsibilities essential for 21st century legal practitioners.

School Law

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 4008

Restrictions Students must have completed 200019 Revenue Law at credit level or above. Enrolment in the subject is by invitation only following a call for expressions of interest and a merit selection based on a 500 word submission outlining the student�fs interest in the placement and his or her Grade Point Average in the program. Selection will broadly reflect the diversity of applicants. Applicants must also meet any workplace requirements.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Examine the operation of taxation law in practical contexts;
  2. Solve taxation law problems for clients in practical contexts;
  3. Communicate relevant information about contemporary legal taxation issues to clients and peers;
  4. Reflect on the students�f learning and professional development needs;
  5. Perform legal writing tasks and critical thinking tasks within a practical legal and taxation context.

Subject Content

This subject consists of the following legal practical experience and academic assessments:
- orientation for work placement in industry
- 4 weeks?f work placement in industry
- Zoom discussion session (all students, end of week 2)
- assessments

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Pre-placement Reflections 500 words 20 N Individual
Placement Plan 1,000 words 30 N Individual
Professional Performance Template S/U Y Individual
Post-placement Reflections 2,000 words 50 N Individual

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